Election Dissection Lecture by Daily Herald Columnist Kerry Lester

The upcoming presidential race has drama, comedy, theatrics and intrigue! Sounds like the perfect movie, right? No…, it is just our presidential election. Join Daily Herald writer, Kerry Lester, for a postconvention discussion and analysis of the 2016 presidential election to date on Wednesday, August 3 at 7:00 p.m. at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum, 110 W. Fremont St.

The Arlington Heights Historical Society is proud to bring Election Dissection by Kerry Lester to the museum for a chance to take an enlightening look at the 2016 presidential campaigns and conventions as our country heads into the final stretch of the presidential election.

Fee is $10 for nonmembers, free for Historical Society members. To register or to join the Society, call 847-255-1225 or stop by the museum.

Kerry Lester is a columnist and senior writer for the Daily Herald. Formerly the Herald’s political editor, she returned to the paper in 2015 after several years with the Associated Press. In her years as a
reporter, Lester has netted a number of statewide and national scoops, including the first sit-down interview with U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk following his 2012 stroke, one-on-one interviews with presidential candidates, and breakthrough reports on the state budget crisis and power struggle in Illinois’ divided government.

Lester has received awards from the Chicago Headline Club, the Chicago Journalists Association and the Inland Press Association. She appears frequently on local and national television and radio programs and had moderated a number of political debates.

The Arlington Heights Historical Society, whose mission is collecting, preserving and presenting the history of Arlington Heights, presents this program. The society is a volunteer, member-funded organization that is a partner of the Arlington Heights Historical Museum, 110 N Fremont Street.

If you would like more information about this event, please contact the museum at 847-255-1225.




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